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Rock musicianDizzy Reed is 51.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
President Lyndon B. Johnson andJapanese Prime Minister Hayato Ikedaspoke to each other by telephone asthey inaugurated the ﬁrst trans-Paciﬁccable completed by AT&TbetweenJapan and Hawaii, and linked to exist-ing cables between Hawaii andCalifornia.
“The way of a superior man is three-fold;virtuous,he is free from anxieties;wise,he is free from perplexities;bold,he is free from fear.”
— Confucius,Chinese philosopher (551-479 B.C.)
Rock singer SirPaul McCartney is72.Country singerBlake Shelton is38.
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A Daly City police car is towed after blowing out a tire Tuesday afternoon.Police cars do not come equipped with a spare tire.
: Sunny. Highs in the mid60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear in theevening then becoming partly cloudy.Lows around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly cloudy. Highs in thelower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy.Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to15 mph.
: Cloudy in the morning then becoming partlycloudy. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 60s.
Partly cloudy in the evening then becom-ing cloudy. Lows around 50.
Saturday and saturday Night:
Cloudy. Highs in thelower 60s. Lows around 50.
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American forces entered Philadelphia as theBritish withdrew during the Revolutionary War.
the War of 1812 began as the United StatesCongress approved, and President James Madison signed, adeclaration of war against Britain.
Napoleon Bonaparte met his Waterloo as Britishand Prussian troops defeated the French in Belgium.
suffragist Susan B. Anthony was found guilty bya judge in Canandaigua, New York, of breaking the law bycasting a vote in the 1872 presidential election. (The judgeﬁned Anthony $100, but she never paid the penalty.)
, William Howard Taft was nominated for presidentby the Republican National Convention in Chicago.
, the Republican National Convention, whichwould nominate President William Howard Taft for anotherterm of ofﬁce, opened in Chicago.
, during World War II, British Prime MinisterWinston Churchill urged his countrymen to conduct them-selves in a manner that would prompt future generations tosay, “This was their ﬁnest hour.”
, a U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124 Globemaster IIcrashed near Tokyo, killing all 129 people on board.Egypt’s 148-year-old Muhammad Ali Dynasty came to anend with the overthrow of the monarchy and the proclama-tion of a republic.
, 118 people were killed in the crash of a Brussels-bound British European Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident 1Cshortly after takeoff from London Heathrow Airport.
he minimum wage in the UnitedStates in 1949 was 40 cents perhour.***“The Hank McCune Show” debuted onNBC in 1950 and ran for three years. Itwas the ﬁrst television show to use alaugh track.***Power steering in cars became commer-cially available in 1951. Francis Davisof Massachusetts invented power steer-ing after working for the truck divisionof the Pierce Arrow Motor CarCompany.***On Oct. 15, 1952, General Electric cel-ebrated its 75th anniversary by givingﬁve shares of stock to any employeewho had a baby on that day. The compa-ny guessed there would be 13 births outof the 226,000 employees. However,none of the women on staff were underage 17 or over age 65, and it was thebaby boom era. There were 189 G.E.babies born that day.***TVGuide and Playboy Magazine bothdebuted in 1953. Do you know who waspictured on the cover of the ﬁrst TVGuide? The cover girl of the ﬁrstPlayboy? See answer at end.***In 1954, Swanson & Sons sold 10 mil-lion TVdinners. After Thanksgiving1953, Swanson had 270 tons of unsoldturkey and needed to do something withit . Thus, TVdinners were invented. The98-cent meals had turkey, corn breaddressing, buttered peas and sweet pota-toes in aluminum trays.***Bert Parks (1914-1992) began his longcareer as host of the Miss America pag-eant in 1955. It was also the ﬁrst yearthe pageant theme song, “There She IsMiss America,” was used. LeeMeriweather (born 1935) was MissAmerica 1955.***In January 1956, Elvis Presley’s (1935-1977) song “Heartbreak Hotel” wasreleased. The song sold more than 1million copies, making it Elvis’ﬁrstgold record.***Ray Romano, Matt Lauer, DonnyOsmond, Fran Drescher and Daniel Day-Lewis were all born in 1957.***The Brazilian National Soccer Teamwon the 1958 World Cup for soccer.***In Disney’s 1959 animated movie“Sleeping Beauty,” the girl fell into herdeep sleep when she was 16 years old.***“Ben-Hur” starring Charlton Heston(born 1924) won 11 Academy Awardsin 1960, including best picture, actorand director. The movie saved MGMfrom bankruptcy.***Jacques Cousteau (1910-1997) beganexploring the deep of the ocean in hispersonal research vessel, Calypso, in1961. The Calypso, an old minesweep-er, went around the world on underwaterexpeditions for the television series“The Undersea World of JacquesCousteau” (1968-1976).***John Glenn (born 1921) made historyin 1962 as the ﬁrst American astronautto orbit the Earth. Glenn traveled at aspeed of 17,500 mph 160 miles aboveearth in the ship Friendship 7.***Felipe (born 1935), Jesus (born 1942)and Matty (born 1938) Alou were broth-ers and teammates on the San FranciscoGiants in 1963. That year, on Sept. 10at the Polo Grounds in New York, thethree brothers batted consecutively inthe same game for the same team; theonly time that has happened in profes-sional baseball.***
: Lucille Ball’s baby Desi Arnez Jr. was on the cover of the ﬁrst issue of TVGuide on April 3-9, 1953. Lucille Ball was on the cover of TVGuide 34times throughout her career, more thanany other person. Marilyn Monroe was pictured, fully clothed, on the cover of the ﬁrst Playboy in December 1953.
Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs inthe weekend and Wednesday editions of theDaily Journal. Questions? Comments? Emailknowitall(at)smdailyjournal.com or call 344-5200 ext. 114.
(Answers tomorrow)WEARYBUILD GENTLE ENZYMEYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:They bought the discounted sunglasses afterseeing that they were — “EYE-DEAL”Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is 77. Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is 75. Actress Constance McCashin is 67.Actress Linda Thorson is 67. Rock musician John Evans (TheBox Tops) is 66. Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., is 64. ActressIsabella Rossellini is 62. Actress Carol Kane is 62. ActorBrian Benben is 58. Actress Andrea Evans is 57. Rock singerAlison Moyet is 53. Figure skater Kurt Browning is 48.Country singer-musician Tim Hunt is 47. Rock singer-musi-cian Sice (The Boo Radleys) is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singerNathan Morris (Boyz II Men) is 43. Actress Mara Hobel is 43.Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is 41.
The Daily Derby race winners are Big Ben,No.4,,in ﬁrst place;Lucky Star,No.2,in second place;andWhirl Win,No.6,in third place.The race time wasclocked at 1:40.59.
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